Changes Surrounding HMO Licences

Changes Surrounding HMO Licences

9 March 2018
Changes Surrounding HMO Licences

The Government has confirmed that changes surrounding mandatory Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licensing is due to come into force from 1st October 2018, subject to Parliamentary approval.

The Government are proposing to extend the scope of mandatory HMO licencing in England to include HMOs of less than 3 storeys.

Kate West, Divisional Lettings Director comments ‘Landlords can leave themselves vulnerable and in a position where they are not legally compliant if they are not kept up to date with the latest and ever changing legislation’.

Goadsby have been increasingly busy ensuring they keep their landlords up to date and compliant and Kate urges any landlords looking to let their properties to contact her for advice and to discuss how Goadsby can ensure they remain legally compliant. Kate can be contacted on 01202 432188 or kate.west@goadsby.com

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